Forrest Blakley hails from Cobden, IL and has been involved with archery since the age of 9. He is a member of the Junior Dream Team as a Junior Male Recurve competitor. Blakley is a member of the SI Archers JOAD program and is coached by Larry Skinner.
Forrest Blakley is a junior member of the 2009 Junior. World Championship Team competing in Ogden, UT from July 10th - 20th. Blakley first started archery as a 9 year old as a hobby and in his spare time enjoys fishing, hunting, and camping. He lists one of his greatest achievements as Placing 4th at the JWT Championships in Merida, Mexico in 2006. His goals over the next year is the make Jr. USAT and to place in the Jr. World Champoinships. Long-term goals for Blakley include making the US Olympic Team.